Grace Smoketree


Growing Zone 4-8
  • Height:   12-15 ft
  • Width:     12-15″ ft
  • Spacing:   12-15 ft
  • Design Role:

  • Location : Full Sun to part sun
  • Water: Average
  • Fertilizer:  Average
  • Growth Habit: Rounded




Cotinus ‘Grace’ (Smokebush) is a vigorous deciduous shrub noted for its attractive foliage of rounded leaves. When viewed en-masse, these have a wispy ‘smoke-like’ appearance, hence the common name of Smoketree or Smokebush. A plant of exceptional beauty offering multiple seasons of interest.A delightful composition of mixed textures with big feathery plumes and large rounded leaves. Foliage is a vibrant wine red when young, darkening to a plum red at maturity, expect brilliant shades of orange-red in the fall. An excellent shrub with artful branching for multi-season interest. Performs even in rocky, infertile soils! Provide lean to average, very well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed with a slow-release fertilizer in spring. Prune heavily every few years to promote new growth with more colorful foliage.Deciduous.